^

The Good News

Saudi Arabia donates dates to ARMM

The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines - Saudi Arabia Ambassador to the Philippines Abdullah Al-Hassan (center) and senior representative of the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Finance in Riyadh Saad Al Sunaidi (left) formally hand over 153 tons of dates to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) Philippines representative and country director Praveen Agrawal (right).

The date donation from the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be distributed to students who are part of WFP’s school feeding program in Central Mindanao, majority of whom are in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. The fruit contains essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals that will contri-bute to the children’s growth and development.

In coordination with the Department of Social Welfare and Development, WFP will distribute the dates to about 65,000 vulnerable families in the conflict-affected provinces in ARMM.

 

AUTONOMOUS REGION

CENTRAL MINDANAO

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT

KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA

MUSLIM MINDANAO

PHILIPPINES ABDULLAH AL-HASSAN

PRAVEEN AGRAWAL

RIYADH SAAD AL SUNAIDI

SAUDI ARABIA AMBASSADOR

SAUDI ARABIAN MINISTRY OF FINANCE

WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME

  • Latest
Latest
Are you sure you want to log out?
X
Login

Philstar.com is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

FORGOT PASSWORD?
SIGN IN
or sign in with